Eblast 11/12/18

Hebrew Table
Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm, Stevie

Come to Hebrew Table, meeting in Stevie by the salad bar. All levels are welcome! If you don't have a meal swipe, let the door monitors know and you will sign in on their list. If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi Megan ( or Prof. Sam Shonkoff (
Community Lunch
Tuesdays, 12:15-1:15pm, Wilder 216

This Tuesday, join together for lunch with friends in the Jewish community. Open to all!
JTS Visit
Nov. 14, 11-11:45am, Wilder 216

Come meet with a representative from the Jewish Theological Seminary to learn if rabbinical school is a potential path for you!
Shabbat Service and Dinner
Friday, 5:30-8pm, Lewis House (68 S. Professor St.)

Join together for a community-filled Shabbat experience, starting with student-led services at 5:30pm. Services will be in a traditional/Carlebach style. This will be followed by a delicious dinner 7pm. We will be meeting for both services and dinner in Lewis House.
Reform Morning Service
Nov. 17, 10:45am-12:30pm, Wilder 216

Join together for singing, prayer, and community at this reform morning service. Anyone is welcome, regardless of background, affiliation, identity, etc! If you  have questions or would like to read Torah, please reach out to Marlee at
Weekly Parsha Discussion Group
Nov. 17, 4-5pm, Wilder 216

Come and read the section of the Torah assigned to this week as well as commentaries, old and new. Let’s figure out together what this portion means - spiritually, ethically, morally, literally, and allegorically. All backgrounds welcome! All texts will be in English. 
The Ring Family Film Festival: Forget Baghdad
Nov. 20, 8pm, Hallock Auditorium

A filmic reflection about the stereotypes of "Jew" and "Arab" through 100 years of film contrasted with the history of Jewish communists from Iraq. The protagonists are Shimon Ballas, a writer and professor of Arabic Studies in Tel Aviv and Paris; best-selling Israeli author Sami Michael from Haifa; Moshe Houri, a former dealer in real estate; writer Samir Naqqash, who publishes only in the Arabic language; and Ella Shohat, a professor of film and cultural studies in New York, who has written a standard text on the Israeli film industry.
Pizza will be served at 7:30 p.m., immediately before the movie. 
Thanksgiving Placements
Not able to make it home for Thanksgiving but still want to participate in a family-style celebration? Cleveland Hillel board members have offered to host Oberlin students in their homes. If you are interested in getting placed with a family for Thanksgiving, please reach out to We can help you figure out transportation to Cleveland!
Other Announcements
Kosher-Halal Coop Application
Are you interested in a fun, rewarding, and community filled coop experience? Apply to Kosher-Halal Coop! They are now taking applications for Spring Semester. Check out the application form here and please email with any questions.
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